Loveland physician relinquishes license

DENVER (April 22, 2016) — On April 21, 2016, Loveland, Colorado physician Harold Melvin Cherne relinquished his license, meaning he may not practice medicine. According to the relinquishment, a disciplinary document, the Colorado Medical Board alleges Dr. Cherne failed to respond to a complaint filed against him and to a subpoena for medical records.  Such behavior constitutes unprofessional conduct which is grounds for discipline of a physician license. 

The Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), encourages consumers to verify a license and check for discipline before selecting a physician. If you suspect wrongdoing, consider filing a complaint with DORA. Visit askDORA.colorado.gov and click on “File a Complaint.”  

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